Play up the theme of your wedding with the help of some inexpensive props. Winokur and Miller bedecked their backyard for an island-style luau by draping the tables with Hawaiian-print fabric and decorating with seashells, tiki torches and a few classically kitschy pink flamingos. "These fun little things really gave the feeling that you had been transported to Hawaii in the fifties," says Winokur.
At the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater’s benefit gala, Gabrielle Union showed up in a strapless styled Prada gown in a rich shade of emerald green. A diamond wreath at her neck and black T-strap heels completed her look.